Medical visa is only granted to those whose only purpose to travel to another is medical treatment.
Patient should seek treatment at a recognized/reputed/specialized hospital/healthcare center in India.
The patient is allowed with maximum two medical attendants to accompany him/her. They can be his/her family members or close associates.
Serious ailments like neurosurgery, joint replacements ophthalmic disorders, renal disorders, cardiac problems, congenital disorders, organ transplantations, radiotherapy, plastic surgery, gene therapy and others are of primary considerations in granting a medical visa. The list of treatments is non-exhaustive.
Important Documents Required for Indian Medical Visa Application from Yemen
Print of completed online visa application bearing the signature of the applicant.
Two recent color photographs.
Original and copy of passport effective for minimum 6 months.
Proof of available funds (current bank statement)
An official letter from the local doctor/hospital that recommends a specialized medical treatment abroad.
An official letter from the concerned hospital/doctor in India stating the details of the treatment along with the names of the patient and the medical attendant.
Online Application of Indian Medical Visa from Yemen
Fill up the important credentials: your country’s name, high commission, date of birth, nationality, e-mail id, expected date of arrival in India and visa type. Enter the access code and click Continue.
The form consists of a total of three pages. Fill up each page of the form with your correct details. Click Save and Continue at the bottom after you finish filling up each page.
Enter details of your family address and your profession or occupation.
Enter your medical visa application details regarding the hospital in your country and the concerned hospital in India, duration of treatment, no. of entries, purpose of visit, expected date of journey, expected time of arrival and departure, other information, details about SAARC country visit and reference.
If you travel to India for your treatment only through Vaidam’s assistance but do not have a reference in India, then you can provide Vaidam’s office address and contact number of patient relations as mentioned here.
You can upload your picture or paste it after you take out a print of the filled application form. If you want to upload your recent picture in the online form, click on Upload Photo.
After you click Save and Continue on the third page, a preview containing all your details will appear.
Go through them thoroughly. Click on Modify/Edit if there is any mistake.
Click on Verified and Continue if all the data entered by you are correct.
Go through the set of instructions that appear on the new window and press OK for final registration. To modify details click Cancel.
After clicking OK a window will appear where you would have to select the appointment date for submission of application at the Mission Counter. Click on Confirm the Appointment.
Another new window will open after you have clicked on Confirm the Appointment, bearing two options to Print or Save the online application. Save the online application. Do not print it immediately as you may lose the application by doing so.
Click on Print Registered Application to get the hardcopy of your application form.
If you haven’t uploaded your picture in the online application form, then paste it in the photo box on the first page. The photograph should be exactly the same size as the box (2inch X 2inch).
Put your signature on the rectangular box just below the photo box. Do the same in the box at the bottom of the second page.
Finally, submit the application form along with the required documents at the Mission Counter on the appointed date, mentioned at the right margin of the application, during the working hours.
Indian Medical Visa Processing Fee
The medical visa fee from Yemen to India is USD 80 for six months. In case of emergency visa an extra amount of USD 35 is added.
Indian Medical Visa Processing Time
Medical visa applied in Yemen is processed and delivered in two working days.
Contact Details and Working Hours of Indian High Commission in Yemen
The Indian Embassy of India has been temporarily relocated to Djibouti from Yemen. The contact details are mentioned below:
Address: B.P. Lot Salines ouest theatre, lot G 32-B-1-14, Djibouti,
Landmark : Nougaprix Super Marché / Abdan Laboratory.
Postal Address: Post Box No. 1154, Sana’a, Republic of Yemen
Working Hours: 0830 hrs - 1300 hrs and 1330 hrs - 1700hrs (Sunday to Thursday)
Submission of documents: 0930 hrs - 1130hrs
Delivery of documents: 1600hrs - 1630hrs
Submission of passport for Visa services: 0930hrs - 1200hrs
Delivery of documents: 1600 hrs - 1700 hrs
Medical Visa Information After Your Arrival in India
Medical Visa Extension
Visa extension is required when one needs more time for his or her recovery that goes beyond his departure date from India. In that case the patient requires an official letter from the concerned hospital authority stating his/her ailment, treatment procedure and the number of days he/she would take to recover completely to go back to his/her own country. The applicant has to go to the FRRO office with the letter and the required documents to extend his/her stay in the country.
Foreign Regional Registration Office controls the registration, departure visa extension and other nuances of the foreign nationals regarding their passports, visa and their stay in India. Foreigners have to register themselves in the FRRO office once they arrive in India. Below is mentioned the documents that are required for FRRO registration: